Deluxe “Everything You Need” Custom Tempestry Knit Kit

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Preparation takes 1-2 weeks
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Made in Anacortes, Washington

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“This is mindfulness knitting, environmental knitting — something to think about with each stitch, each row.” — K.

This listing is for one Deluxe “Everything” Custom Tempestry Knit Kit, and includes everything needed to create a Tempestry. See below for details.

Please include the following information when placing your order:
1. Location / Year (Please note not all locations and years have full data. We will follow up with you if we have trouble filling your exact request.)
2. Email address to which we can send a digital worksheet, if desired


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Deluxe “Everything You Need” Kit Includes:

—One organza gift bag, 12”x14” (choose color when ordering)
—Individually-wound balls of yarn calculated to match the number of days in each temperature range for your selected year/location
—One color card
—One project label
—One Tempestry project pattern/guidelines
—One Tempestry worksheet (this includes the daily high temperature data for the year and location of your choosing*, the corresponding color for each day's temperature, a progress column, and the weather station from which we retrieved your data)
-One pair 24” woood circular knitting needles (Specify US Size 7 for garter stitch version or US Size 10 for linen stitch version)
-One Needle Wrangler
-One set of wool needles for weaving in ends

Optional add-ons:
—25 size-5 triangular silver-foil-lined glass beads to commemorate a specific day, to be placed on every other stitch of the day in question (with a few to spare just in case!)
—Crochet hook for beading

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Tempestries are a visual embodiment of a year’s worth of daily temperatures. A finished Tempestry will measure about 10-12” wide and about 4’ long. The size will vary depending on whether the piece is knitted in the linen stitch or the garter stitch, either of which are possible with this kit, as well as on the gauge of the knitter (though gauge is not important).

A single Tempestry makes for a beautiful personalized wall hanging, perfect for commemorating a particular year -- perhaps of a birth, a graduation, or a wedding, etc. Mutiple Tempestries together can create a life tapestry of events and places.

We of course used an old-fashioned metal knitting needle to hang ours, but a simple wooden dowel or driftwood or lots of other things would work just as well.

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Thank you for your interest in and support of the Tempestry Project! Please see our About section for more details.


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Dec 19, 2017 by Myra Henderson

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